Charles Sanders Peirce
#319 Overall Influence

Charles Sanders Peirce

American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist


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Charles Sanders Peirce was an American philosopher, logician, mathematician, and scientist who is sometimes known as “the father of pragmatism”. He was educated as a chemist and employed as a scientist for thirty years. Today he is appreciated largely for his contributions to logic, mathematics, philosophy, scientific methodology, and semiotics, and for his founding of pragmatism.

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University

University in Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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